An geographical perspective on landscape

A typical section of the cultural landscape in the dryzone of Sri Lanka, with a focus on geomorphological landforms.

A typical section of the cultural landscape in the dryzone of Sri Lanka, with a focus on geomorphological landforms.
Bildquelle: W. Bebermeier

Geography as a discipline aims to describe, characterise and analyse the distribution of spatial phenomenon. Geomorphologist are interested in defining landscape units, being characterised by a different geomorphological processes, e. g. plains, inselbergs and the valley, in which the tank system was constructed.